Accommodation is with comfy beds in a spacious room; some with shared bathrooms and some ensuite. You can choose either Shared Premium 8-bed rooms, Female Only Deluxe 4-bed rooms, Female Only 4-bed Ensuite Villa, Female Only Shared 6-bed rooms, Female Only 3-bed Sea View rooms, or Deluxe Double** rooms (Seaview or Separate Villa). ** When booking just one bed, the room will be shared with one other guest but when booking 2 beds together with a friend, the room will be private.
Lisbon International Airport Transfers
We can organise a private airport transfers (to be paid locally) that take just 25 min. to reach The Salty Pelican, the price is €50 one way or €90 return (includes up to 4 persons per car). It is also an easy train ride via Lisbon to Cascais that takes approximately 85 minutes with 2 changes. When you choose to arrive by train to Cascais, please make sure you get off at the 2nd last stop of "Monte Estoril", from there it's a 7 min. walk slightly uphill.
The retreat includes a delicious healthy breakfast buffet served each morning with some freshly baked bread, fresh fruits, natural yogurts, vegetables, homemade hummus, jams, muesli & cereals, dried fruits, mixed nuts, chia seeds, cheeses, chorizo, eggs, Nespresso coffee pods, soy milk, herbal detox teas, fruit infused water and a delicious hot section with warm dishes varying throughout the week. You can also enjoy 4-6 group dinner evenings per week, including our famous seafood/vegetarian BBQ nights, our Portuguese tapas dinner or our sourdough pizza and wine nights (not included). Some weeks we also organise live music during these evenings. You will also find an all-day menu serving delicious Baja-Mexican food & drinks, local wines, ciders, sangria, local beers and some healthy locally made kombucha at an additional cost.
Optional activities (not included):
- Surf Lessons
After breakfast you have the option to head out to the beach for our morning surf lesson. Our surf school is run by a team of certified instructors who follow a very unique approach in teaching. They will make sure that you learn the proper surf techniques and have loads of fun while doing it. The unique geography of our location means we not only have rideable waves almost every day of the year but that we can almost always find a wave to suit everyone.
- Guided meditation Hike
Every Monday & Thursday afternoon we organise a guided hike down to the beautiful national beach of Praia da Ursa. Here we will practice meditation right on the sand with a peaceful picture perfect views, light snacks and wine to finish. It will probably be the highlight of your week here.
- Seafood BBQ nights including grilled vegetarian options, Sourdough pizza & wine evenings and Portuguese Tapas & Wine nights
- Rock climbing by the seaside and Sintra National park tours